Health Conditions

Chiropractic’s Role in Cancer Treatment

Being diagnosed and treated for cancer imposes immense amounts of stress on the body, not only emotionally, but physically.  All this stress can throw the body out of balance, making    quality of life and chances of healing less.  Maintaining balance and supporting your body throughout treatment and afterwards is extremely important.  Taking an integrated approach […]

A Cup Full of Sugar

A Cup Full of Sugar

Have you ever seen the movie Mary Poppins? In the movie there is a scene where she is getting the children to clean their rooms and she sings a song with the famous line, “Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.” Based on current trends, the average American would have to take […]

An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

The old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” comes from an old English adage, “To eat an apple before going to bed will make the doctor beg his bread.” While this may not be  completely true, a regular dose of     apples in your diet is a good choice. As we approach fall […]

Sciatica

Sciatica

Hey Doc, my Sciatica bone is out! This month I will shed a little light on this “condition” called Sciatica. I have actually had practice members ask me if I can adjust their sciatica bone or other variations of inquiries regarding pain they have in their back and/or down their legs. Sciatica as an entity […]

What is your plan?

What is your plan?

What’s your plan? All of us are getting older every second, but are you passively letting time tick by and simply accepting the outcome or are you actively    engaged so that you have a greater say as to how you age? A few months ago we lost a   pioneer in health and fitness, Jack LaLanne. […]

Give It Time

Give It Time

Have you ever found yourself standing at a microwave and getting aggravated because it is taking so long to heat your food? We definitely live in a time where we want instant gratification. While I have nothing against immediate gratification, we can’t always count on it. In chiropractic we have a principle that states, all […]

Speak Up For Yourself

As with any good relationship, communication is key.  This is not only true in your personal relationships, but also with your healthcare providers.  In this article I’m going to give you some insight into the importance of communication between you and your chiropractor. So it’s important to mention these issues even if you think they […]

Supplement, Don’t Replace

  It seems like every six months I hear of a new miracle supplement on the market that contains the juice or    extract from some exotic fruit found only in a small region of the world and is supposed to help me achieve the health and vitality I’ve been   looking for!  Although these  supplements may […]

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  Prep & Ready Time: 4.5 Hours     Yields: 8 Servings Ingredients: 4 cups cubed ripe melon 1 cup unsweetened apple juice 1/4 cup lime juice 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup fresh raspberries Fresh mint leaves ( ganish)  Directions: 1.   Combine melon, apple juice and lime juice in a blender; puree until smooth.  Pour the mixture […]

Loosen Up

Have you ever pulled your socks or bra off at the end of the day to find red marks and indentations where the garment rested all day?  Have you felt the itchy feeling left behind as that area begins to re-saturate with blood?  Have you ever wondered how tight and constrictive clothing might affect your […]